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7.46 mysql_list_tables()

MYSQL_RES *
mysql_list_tables(MYSQL *mysql,
                  const char *wild)

Description

Returns a result set consisting of table names in the current database that match the simple regular expression specified by the wild parameter. wild may contain the wildcard characters % or _, or may be a NULL pointer to match all tables. Calling mysql_list_tables() is similar to executing the query SHOW TABLES [LIKE wild].

You must free the result set with mysql_free_result().

Return Values

A MYSQL_RES result set for success. NULL if an error occurred.

Errors